Calls for entrants in the 2022 rural ambassador competition

Beef Central, 26/01/2022

Queensland Ag Shows have put the call out for entrants in its Rural Ambassador Competition. Picture: Queensland Ag Shows

SHOW organisations have put the call our for entrants in the nation-wide competition, which aspiring rural leaders several networking and educational opportunities.

The Rural Ambassador Competition was started in 2010, with the aim of celebrating young people, 20 to 30-years-old, with a genuine interest in rural industries.

Queensland Ag Shows president Kerri Robertson said the organisations was keen to have a lot of entries in this year’s award after significant disruptions in recent years..

“The Queensland Rural Ambassador Award is one of the most prestigious honours a young agricultural leader can strive for,” Ms Robertson said.

“People going through the program continuously credit it with the impact it has on their personal and professional development.

“For sponsors this means an unparalleled opportunity to meet and be associated with fostering some of Queensland’s best and brightest,” Ms Robertson said.

Competitions begin at local shows, before moving to a regional level and onto being one of 11 finalists chosen to compete at the peak state shows, like the Brisbane Ekka and The Sydney Easter SHow. The overall winner will compete against other winners from each state.

Ms Robertson said competing in the award was a great opportunity.

“That is a big reason why people are so keen to be involved. It’s not just about the exposure you get, the media, the events; it’s the connections you make all built around a strong group of excellent young leaders who want to do the best they can for their communities and their industries,” she said.

“This competition is a key activity for these leaders looking to develop themselves and their careers.”

Source: Queensland Ag Shows











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